Suite du récent tour d’horizon de la vidéo sur le web, voici un condensé de mes notes concernant les valeurs d’encodage optimum pour la lecture de vidéos sur le web, en ce début 2011. La question qu’on tente de résoudre ici: pour un nouveau site qui sera amené à accueillir de nombreuses vidéos, quel standard…Read more "Vidéo sur le web pt.2: encodage"
Un aperçu rapide de la vidéo sur le web en début 2011: formats, guerre des codecs, H264 vs WebM…Read more "La vidéo sur le web, début 2011 – un tour d’horizon"
A website for artists Fabiana de Barros and Michel Favre. Running on the WordPress content management platform.Read more "Fabmic.ch"
While analyzing the slow agony of IE6 in this recent post, I noticed some curious trends that motivated me to investigate further. There have been many headlines earlier this month about Firefox taking over the lead from Internet Explorer in Pan-European browsing statistics (see the New York Times or the Guardian for instance). Since Europe…Read more "Browser Wars in Europe: the Great East-West Divide"
I recently found myself reading a few gorgeous interview collections — Geert Lovink’s “Uncanny Networks“, Markus Miessen’s “East Coast Europe“, and Peter Seibel’s “Coders at Work” — and decided that I should reengage with that practice myself. Last week I conducted the first of what will probably become a series of discussions with activists in…Read more "Interview with Libre Graphics Mag"
During the first days of 2011, I went to check the status of Internet Explorer 6 usage on http://gs.statcounter.com … and it’s good to see that this browser’s mindshare is constantly shrinking — between October and December 2010, it went from 3.1 to 2.3% in the US, and from 2.9 to 2.4% in Europe. It’s…Read more "State of IE6 in 2011"
Awesome video documentation of the Wiki-Sprint Workshop, which I organized during Mapping Festival 2010. Video and interviews by Jerome Monnot and Vania Jaikin.Read more "Wiki-Sprint Video Documentation"
19th December 2010, 4:30 AM: welcoming Zoë Alice Schmalstieg on planet Earth.Read more "19.12.2010"
When attending conferences, I like to take notes. Usually I don’t take those notes in a particular intention, and ususally I don’t ever read them afterwards. It’s rather a way of keeping myself focussed and memorizing the content of the talks. And perhaps have some references, if the talkperson mentions some books, facts or numbers…Read more "Live-blogging from TEDxGeneva"
A talk about the VJing book project, given at the Project’Images festival in Geneva. In French. November 2010.Read more "Soirée VJ @ Project’Images"